Flamingo Bungalow - A DeLand, FL Vacation Rental

Stetson University Walking Tour

Yes, it’s that Stetson The university is named after one of its founders, John B. Stetson. Yes, he’s the same Stetson who started the famous company that makes the cowboy hats and boots…you know, those big 10 gallon hats that Tom Mix & Buffalo Bill Cody wore and also worn by actors like Harrison Ford, countless country western music stars and even president Ronald Regan. Although Stetson’s products are perhaps more thought of as being connected to the state of Texas, it’s not

Flamingo Bungalow - A Vacation Rental in DeLand, FL

Beginnings Either you say goodbye to an era when your grandparents pass on or you embrace the memories and continue to build them for your own family. It all began in 1960 for me. I was born into a large extended DeLand, Florida family. My grandparents owned Beacon Dairies, fondly known as Jacobs Dairy DeLand. For many years, my grandmother managed the Western Union downtown. After she retired in the mid-1970s, she opened a Merle Norman Studio & Boutique on Woodland Bouleva